"Rubbing readers the wrong way? Materiality, tactility, and the 'problem' of ink rub-off." American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA), Minneapolis, MN, October 2014.
"A race of push-buttoners: cultivating and constraining the senses of youth." International Communication Association (ICA), Seattle, WA, May 2014. Chair and organizer for panel, "Communication and the Senses: Thinking Historically"
"Communication at a Touch: Thinking Historically abou the Push-button Interface, 1885-1915." National Communication Association (NCA), Annual Convention, Washington, DC, upcoming November 2013. Top Reviewed Papers panel
"'Shocking' electrical experimentation: Communicative surfaces of power, control and sensory experience." National Communication Association (NCA), Orlando, November 2012. New Voices in Critical/Cultural Studies panel
"Making the portable typewriter personal: Reconciling definitions of human/machine writing." National Communication Association (NCA), Orlando, November 2012.
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